Environment

Congressman Joe Barton’s Climate Change Expert Under Investigation

Remember back in 2006 when Congressman Joe Barton (R-TX) held hearings on the so-called “Climategate” brouhaha? Well, it turns out Barton’s “expert” witness was actually a plagiarist. He stole most of his “report” on climate change from a textbook – Paleoclimatology: Reconstructing Climates of the Quaternary by Dr. Raymond Bradley. Sources: Experts claim 2006 climate

Live Feed from BP Well

Here’s a live feed of the BP oil well destroying the Gulf of Mexico. This story’s been going more than 2 months now, but we can’t let it slip from the headlines. Millions of gallons of crude is being dumped into the Gulf every day and washing up on our shores. Free live streaming by

Obama’s Problem Isn’t Just BP

This week, New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd puts her finger on the problem with President Obama. He’s too passive, too willing to compromise and too comfortable sitting back and letting things play out. As a result, Dowd said, Obama is losing control of the storyline. Right now the story line is oil is spilling

Senator John Kerry says the Senate will pass his climate bill this year

On Sunday, Senator John Kerry (D-MA) wrote in the Washington Post about the prospects of getting the climate bill passed this year – an election year. “Conventional wisdom says that Congress ducks tough choices in election years,” Kerry said, “predicting at best a watered-down energy bill. The same doubters said health reform was dead until

Senator John Kerry Unveils ‘American Power Act’ Energy Bill

Senator John Kerry (D-MA) calls his “American Power Act” a climate and energy bill, but it reads more like an energy bill rather than a climate bill. In a nutshell, Kerry’s bill calls for more nuclear power, more coal and more natural gas. It does seek to meet Obama’s target of reducing carbon emissions by

Does the BP oil mess help or hurt the climate bill?

Last year, the House passed the Waxman-Markey climate bill on June 26. The Senate is supposed to unveil the Kerry-Boxer climate bill on Wednesday. To those on the left, the Kerry-Boxer bill is a give away to the fossil fuel industry. To those on the right, it’s another example of the fascist-commie-leftist plot to take

“Drill baby” what’s this all about? Never heard of it says GOP Senators

Now that thousands of barrels of oil are spewing into the Gulf of Mexico by the hour, Republican senators are pretending that “Drill, Baby, Drill” was never a party slogan. “I think there was a candidate that used that,” Senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ) said. “I think our phrase was ‘drill here, drill now,’ meaning here

Kerry Says Climate Bill Coming Soon

Despite losing a key Republican backer and the disastrous oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Senator John Kerry (D-MA) said that the climate bill will be unveiled “very, very soon.”

Obama’s Liberal Agenda: Offshore Drilling

What’s so gut-busting laugh-out-loud funny is that conservatives keep trying to portray President Obama as a left-wing weirdo sitting around smoking hash and lathering himself up with patchouli oil. If you look at his policies — yes, even health care reform — it’s pretty clear that Obama is marginally left-of-center. Take for instance his plan